About Institute of Rural Management,Anand


Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA Anand) is an autonomous institution and premier business school located in Anand Gujarat, India with the mandate of contributing to the professional management of rural organisations. IRMA was founded with the belief, borne out by Verghese Kurien’s work in the dairy co-operatives which revolutionized the dairy industry in the country (Operation Flood), that the key to effective rural development is professional management.It is consistently ranked as one of India's best business schools. Also it is considered as the best business schools in the Rural and Agricultural Business Management Sector of India.

Courses Offered


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM)
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural)

Exams


Required Exams: CAT, GMAT, GRE, IRMASAT, XAT

Admission Process and eligibility


For admissions, IRMA gives 2 types of calls to the potential candidates:

  1. Profile Based Calls
  2. Non Profile Based Calls
Those who fulfill the following criteria are shortlisted for profile based calls:
  1. Graduation in: Development, Agriculture, Dairy, Public policy, Sustainability, Veterinary Sciences, Food Technology.
  2. Work experience in: Development Sector, Dairy, Public Policy.
  3. Excellence: Graduation from Top universities and Colleges.
  • Candidates scoring above 80 percentile in CAT (previous year) /XAT (current year) and falling in the Profile based call criteria are eligible to get shortlisted for IRMASAT and GD/PI.
  • Candidates scoring above 85 percentile in CAT (previous year) /XAT (current year) and falling in the Non-Profile based criteria are eligible to get shortlisted for IRMASAT and GD/PI.
  • Both IRMASAT and GD/PI will be conducted at IRMA for shortlisted candidates.
Graduate in any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years of education and having 50 percent or above (45 percent or above for SC/ST/DAP*) aggregate marks at the graduation level

Notable Alumni


  • Rupinder Singh Sodhi - CEO , Amul
  • Sangram Chaudhary - MD (CEO) , Mother Dairy
  • Prasanth Prabhakaran - CEO, Yes Securities
  • Aseem Soni - CEO, Modern Food Industries
  • Sudhakar Desai - CEO , Emami Agrotech
  • Alkesh Sharma - CEO , Delhi–Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project
  • Sanjay Kumar Panigrahi - CCO , Pidilite Industries
  • Meenu Vadera - CEO, Sakha Consulting Wings

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Placements & Fee Structure


  • No. of the PGDM Batch: 38th
  • No. of students participated in placements: 167
  • No. of students got placed: 167

Top Recruiters


  • BFSI 35
    13. Bharti Axa General Insurance 1
    14. Caspian Impact Investments Private Ltd. 2
    15. Fincare Small Finance Bank 2
    16. Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd 4
    17. HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company Limited 1
    18. ICICI Bank 6
    19. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance 2
    20. IDFC First Bank 4
    21. Microsave 1
    22. Northern Arc Capital 2
    23. Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd 3
    24. Samasta Microfinance Ltd 2
    25. Satin Credit Care Network Limited 1
    26. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank 2
    27. Vivriti Capital Private Limited 2
    Collectives & Co-Operatives 32
    28. Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation 20
    29. Mehsana Dist. Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd. (Dudhsagar Dairy) 3
    30. The Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producer’s Federation Limited 4
    31. The Tamilnadu Cooperative Milk Producers Federation Ltd (Aavin) 5
    CSR & Social Business 5
    32. Niine 1
    33. Vedanta Ltd. 4
    FMCG & Retail 23
    34. Future Group 5
    35. Grofers India Pvt. Ltd. 5
    36. Metro Cash & Carry 3
    37. Ninjacart 10
    Government Development Agencies 4
    38. Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society JEEVIKA 4
    Non- Government Development Organization 19
    39. Access Livelihoods Consulting (ALC) 2
    40. BAIF Development Research Foundation 4
    41. Foundation for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (FISE) 1
    42. Precision Agriculture for Development 1
    43. REHWA Society 2
    44. Reliance Foundation 6
    45. Responsible Mica Initiative 1
    46. UNICEF 2
    Rural Sales & Marketing 15
    47. D Light Energy 1
    48. Hero MotoCorp Ltd. 1
    49. Inthree Access Services Private Limited 5
    50. OmniActive Health Technologies Limited 2
    51. Pidilite Industries Limited 6
    Technology & Consultancy 6
    52. Stellapps Technologies Private Limited 6

Infrastructure / Facilities


Contact


Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)

Post Box No. 60, Anand 388001.,Gujarat. India.

Contact Name : IRMA

Contact Number: 02692 - 260 391 / 260 181

Fax: 02692 - 260188